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There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Hamilton Island by plane, bus and ferry, train, ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Hamilton Island  •  3h 5m

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hamilton Island (HTI) BNE - HTI

$100 - $374

4 alternative options

Fly to Proserpine, bus and ferry  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Proserpine (PPP) BNE - PPP
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport to Hamilton Island Marina

$124 - $263

Train, ferry  •  17h 47m

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina

$156 - $248

Bus Greyhound Australia, ferry  •  20h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach Gx443 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina

$142 - $206

Bus Premier Motor Service, ferry  •  22h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Airlie Beach
  2. Take the ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina

$168 - $219

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Hamilton Island is to fly which costs $140 - $550 and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Hamilton Island is to fly which costs $140 - $550 and takes 3h 5m.

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The distance between Brisbane and Hamilton Island is 893 km.

The best way to get from Brisbane to Hamilton Island without a car is to train and ferry which takes 17h 47m and costs $220 - $350.

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It takes approximately 3h 5m to get from Brisbane to Hamilton Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hamilton Island Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Hamilton Island Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Hamilton Island. Prices start at $223 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20m and costs $14 - $20.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Hamilton Island.
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  • Distance: 557.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 5m

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia?

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Brisbane to Hamilton Island twice daily.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
14h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $210
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$201
B-Quick
$111
Bus operators
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Bus and ferry from Proserpine Airport to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$110 - $160
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
Premier Motor Service
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Port of Airlie to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com

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